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Might try the DVB-T on Could try locating the driver and updating it and updating the drivers on the usb side of the mobo as well. The gb blue light is pretty cool too. I’ve only had it a few days, but I’m already highly impressed. Product information Technical Details.

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MacGuffinMar 22, I have tried all the usual things such as checking the USB cable is connected, switched the power on and off, rebooted my laptop, etc but nothing seems to work.

Freecom Hard Drive hard drive – 400 GB – USB 2.0 Series

I got this to back up all my DV films to tape. I worked out that, even at a high bitrate kbps frdecom, I can get albums on this HD; that works out at 0. You must log in or sign up to reply here. I’ve had this drive for a month and it has been faultless, all my family photos and videos are safely backed up on it, and it is almost as quick to retreive as items stored on the computer’s main drive.

Write a customer review. Overall this is super value, super quality, super easy to use, don’t hesitate to buy! It is small, very very quiet in fact silent most of the timehas excellent build quality, is quite heavy and has 4 rubber externaal, which means vibrations are not an issue.

I don’t see it anywhere in ‘Computer Management’ either i.

I dragged a folder containing about 80 gig of files onto the drive the day I got it, and it took maybe minutes or so, which for that much data is very acceptable. It is, of course, advisable to have an anti-virus package with any back up hard drive, as this protects your computer as well as copied files against any potential virus threats. Firstly, it was simple to set up: The gb blue light is pretty cool too. I was originally looking for diagnostic utilities for the Samsung drive, but if the HD is clicking you have a mechanical problem and running the extended tests on the drive may be just enough to kill it completely.


Samsung ESWin or Drive Manager from this link should work on the drive but I see no mention of ability to repair errors and we already know the HD is failing.

I want to know if it shows in the list as Freecomxxx or if you have an entry for another manufacturer like WDC or ST or Hitachi where you were expecting Freecom. Sometimes linux will read files where Windows won’t.

Freecom Gb USB external HDD – Windows 7 Help Forums

The Freecom Hard Drive is pre-formatted so you’re ready to use your drive seconds after connecting it to your computer. Have found the hard drive to be very convenient in size and easy to use.

Showing of 21 reviews. There was a problem completing your request. And as last resort would there be a data recovery company authorised by Freecom? I wasn’t able to save the spreadsheet to my laptop either.

However as soon as I try to open one of the folders the Hard Drive starts making a clicking noise which sounds like a mechanical failure and the light at the front flashes sporadically. Try unplugging the drive from the computer and plugging it back in so it can be redetected. You can edit your question or post anyway.


At the moment I feel like you did “guess I have learned my lesson – keep important files online, and just use the external hard drives for downloads”. The need for installing an extra hard drive on your PC or Mac is more present than ever. As for drivers, I have hunted high and low and just cannot locate them.

Hi MacGuffin, I was doing some research online and found your posts. As the group’s in-house recording engineer I need to get the recordings back to Sheffield for mixing on a regular basis. A couple of data recovery labs you might try contacting are Data Savers driev Ontrackboth of which offer free estimates – if nothing else, you can get an idea about how much it’ll cost you to have a forensics lab break down the platters and copy the data Image Unavailable Image not available for Colour: Easy step by step pictorial instructions makes setting up a breeze and the drive was recognised by Windows XP straight away.

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Pre-formatted, simply plug into a USB 2.